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Analytical Flavor Systems CEO: ‘We’ve made flavor a predictive measurement’

Analytical Flavor Systems has developed technology using artificial intelligence (AI) to quantify flavor in a relevant and useful way for beverage companies. 

Coca-Cola to acquire AB InBev’s stake in CCBA

The Coca-Cola Company has announced its intention to acquire Anheuser-Busch InBev's (ABI) stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) following the closing of the ABI combination with SABMiller. 

AB InBev completes takeover of SABMiller

Anheuser-Busch InBev has announced the successful completion of its takeover of SABMiller, a process that has taken a year to complete.

SABMiller 2020 target to stop buying HFC fridges

SABMiller has announced a 2020 target to stop buying hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) fridges as the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces a second Refrigeration Resolution.

Asahi set to bid for SABMiller’s Eastern European beer brands: reports

Japan’s Asahi Group Holdings is set to bid $4.87bn for SABMiller’s Eastern European beer operations in the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania, according to reports. 

AB InBev: ‘All required shareholder approvals for the Combination have been obtained’

AB InBev and SABMiller shareholders approve ‘megabrew’ deal

AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller has today been approved by shareholders of both companies, and the deal is expected to complete on October 10. 

‘Megabrew’ will retain AB InBev name

AB InBev shareholders have approved the company's proposed merger with SABMiller, while SABMiller shareholders are due to vote on the deal today (September 28). 

Brewers add ingredient & nutrition info in Europe

By the end of 2017, more than half the beer brewed in the EU will carry ingredients and nutrition information, according to The Brewers of Europe. 

Belgium headquarters for combined AB InBev / SABMiller entity

AB InBev has announced that the new group, created by the combination of AB InBev and SABMiller, will be based in Belgium. Meanwhile, other details of the combined group –...

AB InBev & SABMiller merger due to complete on October 10

AB InBev and SABMiller have set out a timeline for their merger, setting the date for completion of the deal as October 10, 2016.

SABMiller Board recommends revised AB InBev offer

SABMiller is recommending that shareholders accept a revised takeover offer from AB InBev. Meanwhile, the ‘megabrew’ deal has received conditional clearance in China. 

SABMiller ‘pauses AB InBev integration’: reports

SABMiller has paused the process of integrating its operations with AB InBev, as a new takeover offer from AB InBev is considered, according to reports.

‘Our efforts are far from over’: Responsible drinking alliance highlights 2015 progress

The International Alliance for Responsible Drinking – a group supported by global alcohol beverage companies including AB InBev, Heineken and Diageo – says ‘good progress’ has been made on a...

Molson Coors responds to US decision on AB InBev & SABMiller deal

The US Department of Justice has reached a final agreement with AB InBev and SABMiller, which will allow Molson Coors to acquire SABMiller’s 58% stake in MillerCoors, as well as...

AB InBev & SABMiller deal gets US approval

The US Department of Justice says it will permit Anheuser-Busch InBev to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller. A settlement requires AB InBev to divest SABMiller’s entire US business, including...

US brewers pledge to display nutrition and calorie information

Anheuser-Busch, MillerCoors and Heineken USA are among the brewers in the US who have agreed to provide more information on beer labels, including calorie content and other nutritional information. 

EU Commission to investigate if ‘AB InBev has abused its position’ on Belgian beer market

The European Commission has opened an investigation to assess whether AB InBev has abused its ‘dominant position on the Belgian beer market’ by hindering imports of its beer from neighboring...

AB InBev & SABMiller deal gets clearance in South Africa, with conditions

The Competition Tribunal of South Africa has approved AB InBev’s takeover of SABMiller, with conditions. 

The world’s top 10 beer brands

Budweiser takes the top spot in the BrandZ Beer Top 10 Brands list, but which other brews feature in the rankings? 

South Africa Competition Commission sets conditions for AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller

South Africa’s Competition Commission has recommended that AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller should be approved with conditions. 

European Commission approves AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller

The European Commission has approved AB InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller; conditional on AB In Bev ‘selling practically the entire SABMiller beer business in Europe’.

NEWS IN BRIEF

AB InBev to transfer SABMiller’s Panama business to Ambev

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to transfer SABMiller’s Panamanian business to Ambev. In exchange, Ambev will transfer to AB InBev its business in Colombia, Peru and Ecuador. 

SABMiller packaging shows when beer is at the perfect drinking temperature

SABMiller has launched a ‘smart sensor’ technology that tells consumers when their beer is at the perfect drinking temperature.

News in brief

AB InBev offers to sell more of SABMiller’s European brands

Anheuser-Busch InBev has offered to sell SABMiller’s central and eastern European assets, as it seeks the European Commission’s approval of its acquisition of SABMiller. 

AB InBev accepts Asahi offer for Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell SABMiller brands Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime to Asahi Group Holdings. 

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